The Nuclear Ban Treaty: Recasting a Normative Framework for Disarmament

The Nuclear Ban Treaty: Recasting a Normative Framework for Disarmament

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– Ramesh Thakur The state of nuclear arms control in 2017 has three distinct storylines. First, there are currently no negotiations or discussions at all on arms control being conducted among any of the nine nuclear weapons-possessing countries (China, France, India, Israel,…

The Courage to Challenge the Nuclear World Order

The Courage to Challenge the Nuclear World Order

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M V Ramana (m.v.ramana@ubc.ca) is the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security at the Liu Institute for Global Issues, University of British Columbia. Zia Mian (zia@princeton.edu) is co-director of the Program on Science and Global Security at the Woodrow Wilson…

What’s the Difference Between a Hydrogen Bomb and a Regular Atomic Bomb?

What’s the Difference Between a Hydrogen Bomb and a Regular Atomic Bomb?

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Lee Mi-sun, a senior analyst at the South Korean Meteorological Administration, with charts showing the power of the North’s nuclear test on Sunday. The underground blast set off tremors felt in South Korea and China. Credit Jeon Heon-Kyun/European Pressphoto Agency North Korea…

Statement by the CNDP on Adoption of the ‘Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons’ by the UN

Statement by the CNDP on Adoption of the ‘Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons’ by the UN

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Statement by the CNDP, India Heartily Welcoming the Adoption of the ‘Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons’ by the UN on July 7 2017 Backed by an Overwhelming Majority (nearly two-third) of Its Members The CNDP hereby joins the various streams…